Oddbits

Interesting tidbits and oddities about funerals, cremation, death, and more.

Funeral Processions

Funeral Procession Etiquette: What to Do When You See a Funeral Procession

Let’s talk about funeral procession etiquette. What do you do when you see a funeral procession going down the street? Do you pull over? What if you’re walking down the street? Or, perhaps even more importantly, what if you’re in a funeral procession? If you’ve wondered to yourself what the proper protocol is regarding funeral …

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Book Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory (Book Review)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory is an entertaining and at times thoughtful book about one of the most tucked-away but necessary jobs in the funeral industry: The Crematory Operator. Written by Caitlin Doughty, who worked as a crematory operator and is now an “alternative” funeral director, author, and YouTube personality, the theme …

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